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Re: Backup /var/spool/postfix & restoring

From: sunhux G <sunhux_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Oct 22 2010 - 14:17:55 GMT
To: Jeroen Geilman <jeroen@adaptr.nl>

After adding to the current host's *main.cf*
   relayhost = [your.new.server]
do I need to restart anything (postfix reload or ...?)

Is there a link that describes in more detail how to set up
the new server.

Supposedly your.new.server can be IP addr of the new server, right?

THanks
U

On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Jeroen Geilman <jeroen@adaptr.nl> wrote:

> On 10/22/2010 11:33 AM, sunhux G wrote:
>
>
>> To restore these queue files to another server & read these mails,
>> what are the steps & commands involved?
>>
>
> Add
> relayhost = [your.new.server]
> to main.cf, then run
> #postsuper -r ALL
> to requeue all mail.
>
> The new server must be set up to receive and process the mail correctly
> beforehand, or it may reject them.
>
>
>>
> You should not directly manipulate the postfix queue directories.
> man postsuper for the correct invocation of the -d option.
>
> --
> J.
>
>